To protect people from preventable infectious diseases that cause needless illness and death, our pharmacists may administer the following immunizations to eligible adults and children 13-18 years of age with parental consent according to indications and contraindications recommended in current guidelines from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and other competent authorities:
- Influenza vaccine: The CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine every season and can reduce the risk of flu illness by 50-60%!
- Pneumococcal vaccine: Protect yourself from meningitis, bloodstream infections, pneumonia, and ear infections.
- Tetanus diphtheria toxoid vaccine: Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough) affect the young and the old.
- Malaria vaccine: About 1,500 cases of this mosquito-borne disease are diagnosed in the United States each year. Make sure you're protected!
- Hepatitis-B vaccine: HBV affects the liver and can cause vomiting, yellowish skin, tiredness, dark urine and abdominal pain.
- Zostavax: The Zostavax vaccine can help prevent shingles or prevent shingle infection-related nerve pain from being very severe. It is recommended for people who are at least 60 years old.